Saleshando calls for unity post divisive polls

Dumelang Saleshando PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES
Dumelang Saleshando PIC. THALEFANG CHARLES

Leader of the Opposition in Parliament Dumelang Saleshando has called on political parties to shun tribalism and focus on nation building and unity after the recent hotly contested polls.

“As the electoral dust settles, let us be mindful of the need to unite the nation and it has been left more divided by our rough contests for political office,” Saleshando said. Responding to the State of the Nation Address (SONA), Saleshando said the stand-off between President Mokgweetsi Masisi and his predecessor, Ian Khama bore a silver lining that changed the country’s political landscape negatively. 

On other matters, he credited Khama for breaking the BDP stranglehold on the Central District and Ga-Mmangwato in the just-ended nation polls.

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